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Vodafone Misleading Customers Over Termination Rates

Vodafone has been distributing misleading information on mobile termination rates (MTRs) through its retail network.

The material, obtained from Vodafone's Queen Street store in Auckland, carries an article written by Vodafone's External Communications Manager, Paul Brislen.

Belmont Ave 2nd & 3rd Arrests

Hamilton Police investigating the killing of a man outside his Chartwell home last month arrested two more people this morning and charged them with murder.

Kakariki Breeding On Motutapu For First Time In 100 Years

They've been gone for more than 100 years, but last week, a family of red-crowned parakeets was spotted flying down from the trees in a peaceful gully on Motutapu.

Mitre 10 Mega Store Convicted Again For Breaching Safety Rules

Mitre 10 Mega Henderson pleaded guilty to breaching the Electricity Regulations and was convicted in the Waitakere District Court on 30 November 2009 and fined $800 with $650 costs.

ALAC Welcomes Court Of Appeal Decision

ALAC Welcomes Court Of Appeal Decision

3 DECEMBER 2009 The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) welcomes the Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss an appeal of the Liquor Licensing Authority's (LLA) decision to restrict opening hours for licensed premises in Queenstown.

Life Sentence For Man Who Killed Cat Lover

Life Sentence For Man Who Killed Cat Lover

Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - The man who murdered Christchurch cat protection worker Kerry Leigh Downey was today sentenced to life in prison with a 13-year minimum parole period.

Night Markets Proposed For Auckland's CBD

Night Markets Proposed For Auckland's CBD

Auckland's city centre may soon have a new attraction, with a night market proposed for the CBD.

The council will be inviting expressions of interest from the private sector in February with the aim of identifying an operator to establish a CBD night market by September 2010.

Unions Mark 'International Day Of Persons With Disabilities'

The Public Service Association and the Service and Food Workers Union are marking the 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities' by calling on the government to address long-standing funding problems for the disability support sector.

Teenage Boys Increase Their Volunteering And Other Giving

A heartening sign for volunteering in New Zealand as it celebrates International Volunteer Day (5 December) was a marked increased in the numbers of teenage boys volunteering between 2007 and 2008 said Tim Burns, Executive Director of Volunteering New Zealand.

On The First Day Of Christmas . . . Protect Yourself From Fraud And Email Scams

Christmas is a time when we splash out on family and friends for that extra special gift. When your credit card statement arrives in the New Year you don't want to find that a thief has used your identity to buy their own special gifts.